RethinkHIV: Smarter Ways to Invest in Ending HIV in Sub-Saharan Africa

By Bjørn Lomborg

Thirty years after the identity of the sickness that turned often called AIDS, humanitarian enterprises warn that the struggle opposed to HIV/AIDS has slowed, amid a investment shortfall and donor fatigue. during this ebook, Bjørn Lomborg brings jointly examine by means of world-class expert authors, a foreword by means of UNAIDS founding director Peter Piot and views from Nobel Laureates and African civil society leaders to spot the best how one can take on the pandemic throughout sub-Saharan Africa. There is still an alarming loss of high quality info comparing responses to HIV. We nonetheless recognize too little approximately what works, the place and the way to duplicate our successes. This booklet bargains the 1st accomplished try out through groups of authors to research HIV/AIDS coverage offerings utilizing cost-benefit research, throughout six significant themes. This strategy presents a provocative clean examine the simplest how one can scale up the struggle in contrast killer epidemic.

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By Bjørn Lomborg

Thirty years after the identity of the sickness that turned often called AIDS, humanitarian enterprises warn that the struggle opposed to HIV/AIDS has slowed, amid a investment shortfall and donor fatigue. during this ebook, Bjørn Lomborg brings jointly examine by means of world-class expert authors, a foreword by means of UNAIDS founding director Peter Piot and views from Nobel Laureates and African civil society leaders to spot the best how one can take on the pandemic throughout sub-Saharan Africa. There is still an alarming loss of high quality info comparing responses to HIV. We nonetheless recognize too little approximately what works, the place and the way to duplicate our successes. This booklet bargains the 1st accomplished try out through groups of authors to research HIV/AIDS coverage offerings utilizing cost-benefit research, throughout six significant themes. This strategy presents a provocative clean examine the simplest how one can scale up the struggle in contrast killer epidemic.

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1 1. three $1,000 five% $5. four $6. 7 $7. zero zero. eight zero. nine $5,000 three% $34. 1 $35. 6 $7. 6 four. five four. 7 $5,000 five% $21. 1 $22. four $7. zero three. zero three. 2 volume of advantages that accrue are less than the quantity that's spent in providing the interventions. The B/C ratio varies from a low of zero. eight while the cut price fee is five percentage, the worth of 1 lifestyles 12 months won is $1,000, and the once a year price of the prevented paintings is $500, to a excessive of four. 7, which happens while the bargain cost is three percentage, the price of 1 existence yr won is $5,000, and the once a year rate of the prevented ARV remedy is $1,000.

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Five $21. four $7. 6 2. 7 2. eight $5,000 five% $12. 7 $13. four $7. zero 1. eight 1. nine Panel B: Infections prevented forty% better worth of existence yr $500 paintings (A) $1,000 paintings (B) $1,000 three% $15. zero $20. 6 $7. 6 2. zero 2. 7 $1,000 five% $10. 6 $15. four $7. zero 1. five 2. 2 $5,000 three% $51. three $56. nine $7. 6 6. eight 7. five $5,000 five% $32. 6 $37. four $7. zero four. 6 five. three desk 2. thirteen precis of advantages and prices linked to interventions to minimize non-sexual HIV transmission Proposed answer Cumulative elevate in beneficiaries by means of 2015 (millions) Cumulative incremental expenditures ($ million) variety of HIV infections avoided variety of advantages ($ million) variety of prices ($ million) variety of B/C ratio secure scientific injections 1,223 $184.

Contemporary estimates recommend population-level savings in HIV infections for women and men as excessive as 28 percentage in Zimbabwe (Hallett et al. 2011), the place the discounts in an infection dangers for males consequence from the mixed influence of a decrease HIV incidence between male companions and attainable long term direct rate reductions of male-tofemale HIV transmission hazards which are urged through contemporary experiences to end result from circumcision after the wound therapeutic is finished. according to the new proof in regards to the effectiveness of MC, Potts et al.

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